Tag Archives: Robert Capa

The OPC in 1968

What could possibly be hiding under there? Ah, there he is. . .Bob! Robert Capa! In 1968 the Robert Capa Award [artifact] had a new unveiling to a special select audience of the OPC – Overseas Press Club, Inc. Cornell … Continue reading

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Blood and Champagne – an interview with Alex Kershaw

In 2002 Alex Kershaw published a biography of Robert Capa Blood and Champagne.  It is a Robert Capa biography that explores not only the career of a heroic photojournalist, but also the other side of the man: The drinking, the … Continue reading

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New York Antiquarian Book Fair

Spring in New York City is a wonderful time to experience all those rare and hard to find photobooks many covet, but are unable to afford. Beginning with The AIPAD Photography Show at the end of March and ending with … Continue reading

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ICP the Founders Scrapbook, 1974

The Founders Scrapbook covers a vital period of ICP history.  The scrapbook begins with two photographic images of the 1130 5th Avenue building, often affectionately referred to by ICP employees as the “old building” or the “building uptown” – the … Continue reading

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Mother

A small selection of photobooks in honour of Mother. The Kitten’s Little Boy by Dare Wright R TR729.C3 W75 1971 “Did you say his kitten? Cats never belong to people, said his mother [p.5]”.  A beautiful Dare Wright book in … Continue reading

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A small selection of Photobooks from those damp little islands

There is this group of islands off the coast of northern Europe – roughly divided into England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales – where sometimes it is extremely beautiful and sometimes it is merely compelling in it’s bland ordinariness. At other … Continue reading

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